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The following incidents were selected from among those reported to area law enforcement and fire protection districts.

Monday Oct. 8

12:39 p.m., 2940 U.S. Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe – battery. A 13-year-old boy challenged another 13-year-old boy to a fight at South Tahoe Middle School. He followed the boy into the auditorium and punched the boy in face, knocking him on his back, police said. The boy was ticketed for battery and released to his parents. The school expelled him.

1:10 p.m., 700 block of Alameda Avenue, South Lake Tahoe – burglary. A rifle was stolen from the trunk of a maroon 1997 Toyota sometime between Thursday and Sunday. The owner, 81-year-old Warren Danielson, said he checked for his gun because he became suspicious someone had broken into his car.

5:54 p.m., 900 block of Tanglewood Drive, South Lake Tahoe – warrant arrest. Police arrested David Johansen, 48, of South Lake Tahoe, on a warrant related to drunken driving. An officer spotted him standing in the street after a domestic violence call brought them to the area.

11:53 p.m., Sierra Boulevard and Knox Avenue, South Lake Tahoe – curfew violation. A 17-year-old boy on probation was caught out on his own in the city after 10 p.m. An officer ticketed him for the curfew violation and dropped him off with his parents.

Secret Witness offers cash rewards for anonymous tips leading to the arrest and conviction of crime suspects. Anyone with information about crimes reported in California is asked to call (530) 541-6800. In Nevada, call (775) 586-7295.

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